Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
802 AM EDT THU JUN 1 2017

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...THE ELKINS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1899 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              93   05/19/1996
 LOW               20   05/03/1978
                        05/07/1970
                        05/10/1966
HIGHEST            87   05/17        MM      MM       87  05/28
LOWEST             28   05/09        MM      MM       32  05/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     70.5              70.7    -0.2     69.2
AVG. MINIMUM     48.3              45.5     2.8     47.3
MEAN             59.4              58.1     1.3     58.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      1               2.0    -1.0        1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        15.76   1996
 MINIMUM         1.35   1939
TOTALS           4.36              5.12   -0.76     6.24
DAILY AVG.       0.14              0.17   -0.03     0.20
DAYS >= .01        20              15.4     4.6       21
DAYS >= .10        11              10.3     0.7       16
DAYS >= .50         2               3.4    -1.4        3
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.8    -0.8        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.66   05/06 TO 05/06           05/05 TO 05/05
                                                          05/15 TO 05/15
                                                          05/15 TO 05/15
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    05/05(00) TO 05/05(00)
                                                 05/15(00) TO 05/15(00)5
                                                 05/15(00) TO 05/15(00)5

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS            0.0                 T     0.0        T
SINCE 7/1        44.5              83.5   -39.0     59.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   05/31 TO 05/31           05/15 TO 05/15
                                                          05/15 TO 05/15
                                                          05/15 TO 05/15

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     196               234     -38      230
 SINCE 7/1       4589              5797   -1208     4960
COOLING TOTAL      34                20      14       26
 SINCE 1/1         44                23      21       29
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/250    DATE  05/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/140    DATE  05/01

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                7     RAIN                      10
LIGHT RAIN               22     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      20     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      2

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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